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ACN runs a comprehensive event calendar throughout the year specifically dedicated to advancing nurse leadership and the health profession. These events include:


Oct 23

NURSES AND MIDWIVES HAPPINESS AND MINDS MATTER. Develop awareness and skills to expand your resilience, EQ, communication, compassion, stress management, happiness and job satisfaction.

*Limited Spaces

This nurturing 8-hour full day workshop offers practical tools and strategies to support you!

Oct 26

Australasian Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference

The three-day conference will bring together some of the brightest minds in perinatal mental health care and research from Australia and abroad to discuss the theme: When the Bough Bends: Resilience in the Perinatal Period.

Lectures, symposia and vibrant discussions will explore a range of topics, including:

Nov 02

 

The EBSCO Discovery Service allows you to access high quality research resources without sifting through numerous eBooks and journals. Register for this free webinar to find out how to make the most of this excellent member benefit. 

Nov 02

Orator: 
Professor Helena Teede

Executive Director Monash Partners Academic Health Research Translation Centre, Director Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Monash University
Panel Members:

  • Professor Philip Darbyshire MACN
  • Dr Tracy Robinson
  • Dr Judy Lowthian

Date: 
2 November 2017

Time:
Registration from 4.30pm
Presentation start time: 5:00pm
Presentation finish time: 6:30pm
Canapés and drinks until 7.15pm

Venue:
Monash Health Medical Centre Clayton
Lecture Theatre 3
246 Clayton Road
Clayton, VIC 3168 Australia

Nov 08

Nursing Reference Center Plus can be used to answer questions about best practices, access evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, patient education handouts, point-of-care drug information and care plans, as well as to improve nursing skills with competency checklists. Register for this free webinar to learn how to make the most of this great member benefit. 

Nov 10

Sydney Adventist Hospital – 2017 Critical Care Conference

‘Life and Death Matters”

Friday 10 November 2017

Dynamic Speakers, Trade Exhibit

Morning Tea / Lunch included

Conference Fees: $345 incl. GST

Early bird registration fee: $295 incl. GST

AHCL Staff & Students: $90 incl. GST

Apply now: www.sah.org.au/conferences

Nov 13

NURSES AND MIDWIVES HAPPINESS AND MINDS MATTER. Develop awareness and skills to expand your resilience, EQ, communication, compassion, stress management, happiness and job satisfaction.

*Limited Spaces

This nurturing 8-hour full day workshop offers practical tools and strategies to support you!

Nov 15

Inaugural National Regulation Seminar hosted by ACN and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

Nov 17

Sydney Adventist Hospital – 2017 Cancer Conference

‘Optimizing Cancer Care – a Targeted Approach

Friday 17 November 2017

Dynamic Speakers, Trade Exhibit

Morning Tea / Lunch included

Registration Fee $345 incl. GST

Early Bird $295 incl. GST before 17/10/17

Students & AHCL Staff $90 incl. GST

Apply online: www.sah.org.au/conferences

Nov 18

Enhance your knowledge and skills in preconception health care with this one day short course targeted to health professionals, nurses and midwives. Developed and taught by some of Australia's leading experts in various field, the course will provide an overview of the latest evidence in optimisation of preconception health, especially for women with diabetes, obesity and other medical conditions.

Nov 28

Since 2002, Wellcoaches has delivered a gold standard of coach training, education, certification, and support, in partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine. Our programs are high-impact, science-based, and innovative, summarized in our textbook, the Coaching Psychology Manual, and are approved by the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching.

Nov 30

The Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Conference 2017 will be held on Thursday, 30 November to Friday, 1 December 2017 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The conference will centre around leading change and delivering care-effective, cost effective and performance-effective leadership. Nursing and midwifery executives, front-line leaders, educators and researchers will come together to celebrate and share their leadership insights and their achievements.

Dec 06

A one day course for Nurses on wound care in practice. This is a didactic and hands on course which will cover topics on how wounds heal, what prevents healing, acute wounds, chronic wounds, infection and antiseptics, wound and patient assessment, and decisions of what and how to dress wounds. This includes the demonstration of products, as well as the role and use of bandages and compression therapy.

Dec 11

NURSES AND MIDWIVES HAPPINESS AND MINDS MATTER. Develop awareness and skills to expand your resilience, EQ, communication, compassion, stress management, happiness and job satisfaction.

*Limited Spaces

This nurturing 8-hour full day workshop offers practical tools and strategies to support you!

Mar 21

Australian Healthcare Week is the LARGEST healthcare event in the region encompassing 3 topical summits: Health Facilities Design & Development, Digital Healthcare and Aged Care.

Set to take place at the ICC in Sydney Darling Harbour between 21-23 March, Australian Healthcare Week 2018 will be the one-stop-shop for the entire healthcare network across Australia and New Zealand.

WHAT'S NEW FOR 2018?

Apr 08

The Australian and New Zealand Pain Societies welcome you to the 2018 conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting. The conference invites you to Collaborate. Educate. Disseminate.  Collaborate with the many professions that are involved with pain and pain management; educate alongside clinicians and researchers across many different aspects of pain management; and leave the conference enabled to make a difference in your sphere of work.

Apr 08

Join us on board Royal Caribbean International Explorer of the Seas for a 7-night cruise while participating in an Australian Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support course (level 1). This course was developed for healthcare professionals in hospitals, general medical practices and community health facilities. The course focuses on developing foundation skills, knowledge and confidence in managing medical emergencies including the rapidly deteriorating patient and cardiac arrest.

May 23

The Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) is a registered health promotion charity that serves the patient, the community and the perioperative profession to promote the prevention and control of disease.

ACORN’s vision is for Australian patients to receive the safest, highest quality perioperative care in the world.

ACORN works to achieve this vision by:

publishing evidence-based ‘best practice’ standards for perioperative services reviewing these standards regularly

Aug 28

The National Nursing Forum (NNF) is the Australian College of Nursing’s signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe.

Nov 10

Let's combine education with pleasure as we explore the eastern Caribbean together.

Nurses from all practice areas join us for an action-packed, memorable nine-day adventure, featuring education, networking, exploration, relaxation & fun. 

The Conference theme is:  "The Latest Advances in Health Care Delivery and their Implication for Nursing Practice"